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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Chestnut Tops Trail

Chestnut Tops Trail Chestnut Tops trail is a joyous walking trail. It winds up and along Chestnut Top Ridge jumping back and forth from dry piney slopes to cooler mixed hardwoods. A fall and winter […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Finley Cane Trail

Finley Cane Trail The hike on the Finley Cane Trail is a breeze. It is commonly used as a starting point to reach Spence Field through the Bote Mountain Trail. On the left, you’ll find […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Grotto Falls

Grotto Falls Grotto Falls is a 3 mile round trip moderate hike. The rocks behind the falls give it a cave-like appearance, and you can even walk behind the waterfall for a cool experience. To […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trails: Indian Flat Falls

Indian Flat Falls Indian Flat Fall is a moderate hike and a total 7.5 miles roundtrip. The charm of Indian Flat Falls lies in the fact that it consists of four distinct waterfalls, each with […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Little Greenbrier

Little Greenbrier Little Greenbrier trail offers stunning views and is rarely crowded, making it an ideal escape from the busyness of the rest of Smoky Mountain National Park. If you’re looking for Wear Cove Gap […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Little River Trail

Little River Trail Despite its name, Little River is quite large as it flows through a vast area of the Tennessee side of the Smokies, with branches extending from the highest ridges. Interesting fact: in […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Meigs Creek Trail

Meigs Creek Trail To access Meigs Creek Trail, make your way to The Sinks parking area, located 12 miles west of Sugarlands Visitor Center on Little River Road or 6.0 miles east of the Townsend […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Meigs Mountain Trail

Meigs Mountain Trail – 6.0 miles from Jake’s Creek Trail to Meigs Creek Trail. Highlights: Wildflowers including Jewelweed, Doll Eyes Cautions: Many stream crossings, but all easy. Trailhead: Drive toward Elkmont Campground from Little River Road […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Middle Prong Trail

Middle Prong Trail – 4.1 miles, from the end of the Tremont Road to junction. Lynn Camp Prong and Greenbrier Ridge trails. Highlights: Cascades, wildflowers, Violets, Rhododendron, Foam Flower, Jack in The Pulpit, Toothwort, Anemones Trailhead: […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trails: Mt. Le Conte Trails

Mt. Le Conte Trails – Nobody knows who or when of the first person to ever to look east from Le Conte’s Myrtle Point to watch the sun rise out of the mists and mountains, or […]